Midnight's Children

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Penguin Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Fiction - 533 pages
122 Reviews
"An extraordinary novel...one of the most important to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation. AIt? is to modern India what Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum is to modern Germany." --Robert Towers, The New York Times Book Review

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At least I could appreciate your fine writing. - Goodreads
Read few pages, too many digressions. - Flipkart
The pace of the story is really slow..dragging.. - Flipkart
Rushdie is not every ones writer. - Flipkart

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User Review  - Gregorio_Roth - LibraryThing

Rushdie pickles up time, preserving an era of sweet cucumbers mixed with bitter vinegar. The story was not only thought provoking but often funny. He asks: How is time recorded? Remembered? and where does the truth lie. I liked this story a lot. Read full review

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User Review  - ashleyk44 - LibraryThing

The man can write, I certainly won't argue that. There were several things about this novel that really struck me - the passage where a young Saleem exposes the infidelity of Commander Sabarmati's ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Salman Rushdie was born in India on June 19, 1947. He was raised in Pakistan and educated in England. His novels include Grimus, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life. His non-fiction works include Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, and Step across This Line. He has received numerous awards including the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (twice), the James Tait Black Prize, the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Booker Prize in 1981for Midnight's Children, and the 2014 PEN/Pinter Prize.

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